Archive: precious metals
Alternative Investments to Consider
By Adam Sharp on July 20, 2021
Last week in Early Investing, I wrote a piece about how startup valuations are getting a little crazy. As I’ve discussed here recently, these rising prices have caused me to cut back on startup investing. I’m quite picky these days, and I think that’s the right course of action. I continue to focus primarily on deals outside of the San…
How to Invest in an Overheated Market
By Adam Sharp on June 8, 2021
It’s been a fascinating last year and a half in the startup investing world. We went from a complete meltdown in March 2020 to one of the hottest venture capital markets I’ve ever seen. I’ve been quite selective throughout this time, preferring to stick to early-stage…
Most-Shorted Stocks Are Excelling Beyond Reason
By Adam Sharp on February 12, 2021
Market manias sure are intoxicating to watch, aren’t they? Right now almost everybody’s making money in the markets (except bears). All the major indexes are basically at all-time highs. The Nasdaq-100 is up 48% over the past 12 months…
How to Play the End Game
By Adam Sharp on July 24, 2020
It’s been another crazy week in markets. There are a bunch of topics I want to discuss with you. So today we’re going to look at five stories, with brief commentary on each. Grant Williams and Bill Fleckenstein Interview Jim Grant about “The End…
Market Update: How to Handle the Stock Bubble
By Early Investing on July 23, 2020
So far this year the 5 largest stocks in the S&P 500 have returned 35%. The other 495 stocks are down 5%. And stocks are more expensive than ever. These are things you typically see in the late stages of a stock bubble. What other…
Preparing for Modern Monetary Theory
By Adam Sharp on November 1, 2019
It seems more and more likely that the Federal Reserve will begin printing money as a way to pay off the national debt. So it’s important to have exposure to certain alternative investments.
The Bullish Case for Gold
By Adam Sharp on September 27, 2019
Today we’re entering the world of precious metals and explaining why they’re an important part of every investor’s portfolio.
The SEC’s Crypto Market Manipulation Fears Make No Sense
By Vin Narayanan on September 20, 2019
The SEC is refusing to approve a bitcoin ETF out of fear of market manipulation. But that fear is nonsensical.
Emerging Markets vs. U.S. Markets – Which to Buy?
By Adam Sharp on June 14, 2019
Most American investors have the majority of their portfolios in U.S. stocks. But they should be looking to emerging markets instead.
Mailbag: The Logic Behind Lyft’s IPO, Investing in Precious Metals
By Early Investing on April 7, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, Andy tackles the logic behind Lyft’s IPO and Adam talks precious metals.